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's freedom to make her own healthcare decisions to come talk about their resolve in the face of fierce opposition from the right. jessica gonzÁlez-rojas is executive director of the national latina institute for reproductive health. she is an adjunct professor of latino and latin american studies at the city university of new york and has taught courses on reproductive rights, gender, and sexuality. lynn paltrow is founder and executive director of national advocates for pregnant women. she has served as a senior staff attorney at the aclu's reproductive freedom project and recently published this study in the american journal of public health, "roe v. wade and the new jane crow." welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> before we get to what you're up against 40 years after roe versus wade, i want to ask you a question from your own experience, long experience in both cases of working with women. what does compulsory childbearing mean to a woman? what are the effects of knowing that you are not free to decide for yourselves whether to become a mother or not? >> well, we kn
abortion healthcare. being from the south i grew up in birmingham, alabama. it became clear to me that there was one clinic in the state of mississippi, and given that it's a woman's right between her and her healthcare provider, there was one clinic and at that time one doctor providing services led me to being committed to traveling to mississippi to serve the women from my region of the country because without access to providers who provide the care, roe v. wade means nothing if there is no one there to provide the care. >> cenk: it's an interesting story that people may not be familiar with. you were opposed to doing abortions earlier in your career. what changed your mind. >> i grew up in the south and i had a very traditional understanding. i'm a spiritual person and i had traditional spiritual understanding, and in that understanding initially for me it was a question of my own morality about whether or not to provide the service once i decide to become a physician. i never questioned a woman's right to choose but over time i wrestled with this, and after 12 years of havin
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the cost of healthcare. i thought that's what obamacare was for. why did we pass huge entitlement in the middle of the night that no one read to reduce cost when that was the mantra for doing it. >> eric: can i play sound. liberals are winning the political race, dividing the right. center right, disagreeing with conservatives. but the new obama manifesto, will it create an opposite effect by uniting the right? here are guys you don't often see but makes a point that obama may have pushed too far to the right this time. listen. >> talking points disagrees with president obama's priority. it's impossible to do with what the president wants to do. >> it is unlike anything i have ever seen. there is no -- not even the pretense anymore in the media of being dispassionate or objective. >> eric: has president obama gone so far west with the agenda that the conservatives in the center right may actually unite and say wow, we can't have more of this. >> dana: that happened in 2010. when the republicans had historicbe wins in the mid-term elections after the stimulus and obamacare. the thi
. for purposes of rallying public opinion behind issues like healthcare. the obama for america structure did not have the same kind of punch outside of a presidential election year that it did in 2008 and 2012. it will be interesting to see if they figure out how to unlock that forced and make it work this time. host: is that due to the agenda of the first term rather than not effectively using them? some pointed to the speech citing, liberal,. rists.r guest: those things dovetailed together. his grassroots support is more liberal than centrisrt. host: in "the new york times" -- guest: that is true. political cycles start much earlier than they have in the past. it is always hard to predict how long a presidential impact will last. if the democrats were to pick up seats in the senate or take back the house and 2014. it could extend his ability to get more done later in his term. at the white house, if you ask him about the timetables they have, they are very acutely aware of the risks of waiting beyond this year or early next year. they have got a lot of stuff backed up already. really testi
through healthcare reform. [applause]this means investing and preventative care and aligning incentives with patients to encourage healthy lifestyle choices. king county is already doing this and it is working. we will improve the health of all in washington as we move from sick care to the true health care system we deserve. we need to leverage our medicaid and state employee health care and engage healthcare providers and community clinics to find innovative payment models and healthcare delivery systems that incentivize quality over quantity, value over volume. [applause]effectively implementing the affordable care act, it will save us money. we will remove hidden tax of hundreds of dollars paid monthly by all our state insurance citizens. we can do this for the health of our families and for the health of our economy. when we make our health system more efficient, we lower the cost of doing business and our state. the state will have a clear advantage to recruiting and obtaining the jobs of tomorrow. this session, we must make sure washington gets this right first, and i look forwar
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, the economy, healthcare, reducing the deficit, or addressing climate change. he is respected by leaders of the government, and if you add it all up, i think he is spent most of the last four years leading interagency meetings, hearing people out, listening to them, forging consensus, and making sure policies are implemented and everybody is held accountable. he always holds himself accountable first and foremost. it is no easy task, but through it all denis mcdonough does it with class, integrity and thoughtfulness for other people's point of views. he is the consummate public servant, he plays it straight and that is the kind of teamwork that i want in the white house. time and again i have relied on dennis to help in the outreach to our immigrant and faith communities. he understands that in the end our policies and programs are measured in the concrete differences that they make in the lives of fellow human beings and the values that we advance as americans. he insists on knowing for himself the real world impact of the decisions that we make, so away from the cameras without fanfare
understand it was the fastest growing area of spending, rising health-care costs. we need to change the way we pay for health care in this country so its value-based and no longer volume based. would that help improve the fiscal outlook if we could make that conversion to a different payment system? >> yes. i do not want to speak for my bosses. we are coming out with a report where we look specifically at this question. one of the areas we focus on, we have to look away from the payment system to a more orderly system and moved it away. we believe that will help control costs overall in the medicare area. that also, since 50% of health care -- i knew you were involved in that work. a comparable bowl record is coming up. i appreciated mr. brady's comment. moving to equality-based reimbursement system. that will be key to the fiscal outlook. there is a lot we could follow up on. thank you for this during -- hearing. >> recognized for five minutes. >> thank you. i have been listening to this testimony all afternoon and i have to say, i am embarrassed to hear some of the comments that have been
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